Morquio-Brailsford disease


Morquio-Brailsford disease
a defect of mucopolysaccharide metabolism (see inborn error of metabolism) that causes dwarfism with a kyphosis, a short neck, knock-knee, and an angulated sternum in affected children. Intelligence is normal.
L. Morquio (1865-1935), Uruguayan physician; J. F. Brailsford (1888-1961), British radiologist

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